Messaging platform WhatsApp will no longer be available on more than 50 types of phones in a few weeks.

From 1 November WhatsApp will no longer be supported on 53 models of phones.






It will not work on Android phones running OS 4.0.4 and older, and for iPhones it requires iOS 10 or newer.

Users of Android and Apple devices have been warned to upgrade their devices or update their software.

If upgrading to a new device existing accounts will be re-enabled when entering the same phone number associated with it.






Although it’s not possible to transfer chat history between platforms, for example from Android to iPhone, people can still keep their chat history.

This can be done by exporting chat history as an email attachment before November.

People can find out what operating system their phone uses by checking it in the settings function.






WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook regularly updates which systems it supports on its help centre.

The platform will no longer work on these phones after 1 November:






iPhone

  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6S plus
  • iPhone SE






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Samsung

  • Galaxy Trend Lite
  • Galaxy Trend II
  • Galaxy SII
  • Galaxy S3 mini
  • Galaxy Xcover 2
  • Galaxy Core
  • Galaxy Ace 2






LG

Lucid 2

Optimus F7

Optimus F5

Optimus L3 II Dual

Optimus F5

Optimus L5

Best L5 II

Optimus L5 Dual






Best L3 II

Optimus L7

Optimus L7 II Dual

Best L7 II

Optimus F6, Enact

Optimus L4 II Dual

Optimus F3

Best L4 II

Best L2 II

Optimus Nitro HD

Optimus 4X HD

Optimus F3Q






ZTE

  • ZTE V956
  • Grand X Quad V987
  • Grand Memo






Sony

  • Xperia Miro
  • Xperia Neo L
  • Xperia Arc S






Huawei

  • Ascend G740
  • Ascend Mate
  • Ascend D Quad XL
  • Ascend D1 Quad XL
  • Ascend P1 S
  • Ascend D2






Other smartphones

  • Alcatel
  • Archos 53 Platinum
  • HTC Desire 500
  • Caterpillar Cat B15
  • Wiko Cink Five
  • Wiko Darknight
  • Lenovo A820
  • UMi X2
  • Run F1
  • THL W8






Source – ballymenatimes

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